A Chinese New Year’s craft for the Year of the Rooster

Great family craft ideas

Crafts 'n Coffee

The Chinese New Year on January 28 ushers in the Year of the Rooster. According to Chinese astrology, it’s a year in which loyalty, hard work, family, and looking good will matter. Today I have a Rooster craft the kids can make to explore new cultures and holiday traditions, and to celebrate the year of the Rooster. Check out his flashy, bright blue tail – I think this Rooster is already “looking good”!


To make a Rooster, you’ll need:

  • STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam:
    • One 3” egg
    • Two, 3” x 2” cones
  • Acrylic craft paints in gold, burnt orange, tan
  • Craft foamie scraps in red
  • Chenille stems, three in tan
  • Feathers, five large and four small in blue (or other color of your choice)
  • Wiggle eyes, two 10mm
  • Thick, white craft glue
  • Tools needed: Scissors; pencil; paintbrush; toothpicks; plastic knife

To make a Rooster:

1. Make the head and…

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